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'''Friedrich Engels''' ([http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/engels "Engels"]. ''Random House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary''. or ; ; 28 November 1820 – 5 August 1895) was a German philosopher, social science|social scientist, journalist and businessperson|businessman. He founded Marxism|Marxist theory together with Karl Marx. In 1845 he published ''The Condition of the Working Class in England in 1844|The Condition of the Working Class in England'', based on personal observations and research in Manchester. In 1848 he co-authored ''The Communist Manifesto'' with Karl Marx, though he also authored and co-authored (primarily with Marx) many other works, and later he supported Marx financially to do research and write ''Das Kapital''. After Marx's death, Engels edited the second and third volumes....
RegionWestern philosophy
Era19th-century philosophy
Birth date28 November 1820
Birth placeWuppertal|Barmen, Kingdom of Prussia|Prussia
{{small|(now Wuppertal, Germany)}}
Death date{{death date and age|df=yes|1895|08|05|1820|11|28}}
Death placeLondon, England
School traditionMarxism
Dialectical materialism
Historical materialism
NationalityGerman
Education{{ill|de|Wilhelm-Dörpfeld-Gymnasium|Wilhelm-Dörpfeld-Gymnasium|Gymnasium zu Elberfeld}}
(no degree)
Alma materHumboldt University of Berlin|University of Berlin
(no degree)Norman Levine, ''Divergent Paths: The Hegelian Foundations of Marx's Method'', Lexington Books, 2006, p. 92: "the Young never graduated from the gymnasium, never went to university..."
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